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on combat patrol and even in elite special operations units like the navy seals. however, women will have to meet strength standards that could keep them out of units where the physical demands are especially grueling. combat operations in iraq and afghanistan have already cost more than 130 women their lives and left more than 800 wounded. some, like dawn halfaker, were on the front lines commanding an m.p. platoon in iraq where she lost her arm fighting alongside the infantry. >> there's not a big difference at all. and a lot of the missions we did we did with infantry units. we would do with field artillery units. we were all fighting the same fight, doing the same thing. >> reporter: the best machine gunner in halfaker's platoon was victoria rivers, who was tapped to go on missions with special forces. >> working side by side with special forces teams was pretty cool. >> reporter: but rivers acknowledges some military jobs may be too demanding for women. >> there's jobs that women can't do physically because they just don't have the strength, the physical strength to do it. >> reporte
. >> pelley: nancy, thanks very much. of course, any child born in the united states is automatically an american citizen. mexican mothers have for many years crossed the boarder to give birth for that reason. but john blackstone reporting in los angeles has discovered that maternity tourism in america has caught on with mothers in china. >> reporter: her name is ada lin she's four months old and the only american citizen in her family. her parents-- who agreed to speak with us if they didn't show their faces-- traveled from china to los angeles so ada could be born in america and claim u.s. citizenship. "i want her to live a happy life" her father says. "the family is back in china now. they're among thousands of chinese who've become so-called birth tourists. staying in maternity hotels near los angeles. these hotels are often single- family homes in quiet >> not here! not here! >> reporter: at least two are in chino hills, california, where residents are annoyed at the frequent comings and going. chino hills resident mow sana'a mitchell. why does this offend you? >
in at least nine countries including the united states, are waiting to learn who lived and who died. >> pelley: mark, there's a lot of hostage taking in this region for ransom. is there any indication whether that's what this is, banditry, or whether it actually is terrorism. >> reporter: well, the mass brigade and other groups are known to be operating in that area for some time, and they have a history of hostage-taking and ransom demands and smuggling to fund their activities. but with the french intervention underway in mali next door, this incident may be too close, both in time and distance, to be a coincidence. >> pelley: mark, thanks very much. the last time americans were killed by terrorists was also in north africa last september. four died, including the u.s. ambassador, in the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi libya. now, u.s. forces are about to go to the aid of the french in mali, and david martin has the late-breaking developments. >> reporter: the u.s. has agreed to airlift a battalion of french troops and tanks into mali, part of a military intervention which has stirr
: the jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people up here. i'm a united states senator, i'm not an israeli senator." hagel also opposed the nomination of james hormel as ambassador to luxembourg in 1998 because hormel was openly gay. "i think it's an inhibiting factor to be openly aggressively gay like hormel."pe he recently apologized callinggr the remarks insensitive. president obama did not spend a lot of time in the united states senator. he forged a relationship on candor and trust with hagel partially during trips to iraq and afghanistan. the president today said he'ds t always been impressed with willing to go against hagel's'd wisdom.ress hagel said he if he's confirmedst he'll do just that. >> pelley: what about the man nominated to be director of central intelligence, general brennan? will he have an easier time? >> reporter: probably an easier time. wi he's been the number one advisor for the president dealing with every terrorist plot-- real, imagined, large and small-- for w four years at the obama white house. 25 year veteran from the c.i.a., up from the ranks, substantial experience
's no evidence that google engaged in search bias in the united states, it seems to me entirely unlikely that there could be that kind of evidence in the e.u. so i think we're going to see a very similar result in europe. >> reporter: still, another issue has popped up to plague the search giant, the state department today called a planned humanitarian visit to north korea by google executive chairman eric schmidt, "not helpful." and stressed he's traveling as a private citizen, not a representative of the u.s. government. >> susie: the auto industry closed out 2012 with a bang, marking its best year since 2005. december sales of cars and trucks were better than expected, and 2013 looks to be another banner year for the industry. ruben ramirez reports. >> reporter: worries about the fiscal cliff weren't enough to keep buyers out of car dealerships last month. people were buying a lot of cars and trucks. >> there gets to be that certain point where buying that used car or even leasing a new a new one or even just outright buying a new one, it's really not that much more to buy a new vehic
candidate to fulfill the office of secretary of transportation for the united states in lieu of the fact that secretary ray lahood has resigned. i did ask him just before we went on the air, should i start calling him secretary? he said not quite yet. let's go back to jeff in lou. >> charles, thank you very much. let's talk about politics for a little bit here as governor martin o'malley, lou, is widely seen as interested in running for higher office. there aren't that many higher offices once you have been governor of the state. so potentially running for president in four years. >> president of the united states. there was an interesting article today on that talked about his chances. they said, basically, that he would have a difficult time if secretary of state clinton gets into the race -- >> as would all the other democrats. >> or if vice president biden gets in the race. aside from that they said this is an important speech for him because -- and that he is -- he wants to make sure that the speech goes not only to the people in
under what circumstances the debt of the united states should be paid or could be paid. it gets into really nasty stuff. >> reporter: but veterans of washington's budget battles say the rhetoric jack lew will face will be much nastier than the ultimate outcome. >> the debt ceiling is going to be an ugly fight, perhaps as ugly or even uglier than what we went through at the end of last year, but the real fight is not over the debt ceiling, the real fight is over deficit reduction and the debt ceiling is not a lever that will ultimately be pulled. being treasury secretary over the next couple of years is not going to be an easy job, tom. >> tom: what do we know about lew's background, darren, that could inform us how he may treat the negotiations over the debt ceiling? >> he has been described to me as a pragmatic progressive. he has been around for 25 years in washington and he has been involved in almost all of the major budget battles. so he is widely respected. he really knows his stuff, and he is seen as a calm but fierce negotiator. >> tom: did he play any role back in augus
of the united states. there's a subsidy for rum made in puerto rico, a tax break if you train a mine rescue worker, and a tax credit for every kilowatt of electricity produced by the wind. all told, a fiscal cliff law designed to reduce the deficit added $74 billion in spending through changes in the tax law. do you consider this pork? >> oh, absolutely. this was filled with pork. >> reporter: republican congressman darrell issa, who voted no on the bill, says many house members felt blindsided by tax breaks that were never publicly debated. >> and it's pork particularly because they couldn't get these through any other way except by throwing them into a bill like this. >> reporter: but supporters of the tax provision say they will create jobs. dan houser of the international speedway corporation, the owner of nascar, says faster tax write-offs will lead to more investment in tracks and in stadiums. >> it's not a tax break. what it's doing is, it's creating shovel-ready capital investment in communities that desperately need jobs. >> reporter: for many in congress, though, who had sworn off
on local content concontent in small towns throughout the united states. it's well known in "usa today" and sometimes people forget about their local communities. if you think about it, local communities can't get their news through the internet. they're not going to be able to find out what's happening in their local communities except going to their local newspapers. we think that's very powerful. also, they have extra assets. they own career builder, the majority owner of career builder other terrific internet assets and they also own local broadcasting television stations that have condition exceedingly well. >> susie: okay. well, speaking-- >> we really do love gannett. >> susie: oh okay. speak of television station, you have another media company on your list, cbs, a very familiar name to all of our viewers. what's the attraction of cbs at $42 a share? >> well, cbs has great content. which is really important. and, you know, you think about "c.s.i." "the lucy shoz, their great sports programming. so they're able to monetize all those great great assets and they also have other no
: there's a new accusation tonight against lance armstrong. the head of the united states anti-doping agency, travis tygart, says armstrong used money and threats to try to head off an investigation into performance-enhancing drugs. armstrong was stripped of his cycling titles after the anti- doping agency published its findings late last year. it found that armstrong had used banned drugs throughout his career. tygart spoke in an interview for tonight's premier of "60 minutes sports" on showtime. we asked about a donation that armstrong offered to tygart's anti-doping agency. what kind of donation was he interested in making to usada? >> it was a significant financial donation. >> pelley: which came to one what? >> one of his representatives' offices to us. it was in excess of $150,000. >> pelley: more like a quarter of a million dollars? >> it was around that ballpark. >> pelley: when you heard that what did you think? >> i was stunned. >> pelley: did you feel like you were being bought off? >> it was a clear conflict of interest for usada, and we had no hesitation in rejecti
? this is the united states ofajor america, we can't manage our affairs in our such a way that we pay our bills and provide certainty in terms of how we pay our bills. i don't think anybody would consider my position unreasonable here. >> pelley: speaker john boehner said the republican-controlled house will pass what he called "responsible legislation." but he said the american people do not support raising the debt ceiling without cutting government spending. we have learned tonight that former cycling champion lance armstrong is in discussions to return a part of the millions of dollars that his team received from the u.s. postal service. and he has indicated a willingness to testify against others involved in illegal doping. armstrong's u.s. postal sponsorship prohibited doping. last year armstrong was stripped of his titles after an investigation found systemic drug use on the team. the associated press is reported tonight that in an interview today with oprah winfrey, armstrong admitted that he used performance-enhancing drugs. recently we spoke to travis tygart the head of the. is
the tour de france, sport's most grueling event, seven times. but late last year, the united states anti-doping agency produced evidence that the u.s. postal team ran what it called "the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program the sport has ever seen." armstrong sat down for an interview with oprah winfrey which will air on thursday, but today, winfrey spoke to charlie rose on "cbs this morning." >> did he confess? did he come clean in the manner that you expected? >> i would say he did not come clean in the manner that i expected. it was surprising to me. i would say that, for myself, my team, all of us in the room, we were mesmerized and riveted by some of his answers. but i think the most important questions and the answers that people around the world have been waiting to hear were answered and certainly answered... i can only say i was satisfied by the answers. >> pelley: we have confirmed that armstrong offered at least a limited confession in that interview. we spoke to a rider who was once armstrong's trusted lieutenant. tyler hamilton helped him win th
studying math and science at universities across the united states should get a green card when they graduate. >> right now, there is a student wrestling with how to turn their big idea, their intel or instagram, into a big business. we're giving them all the skills they need to figure that out but then we are going to turn around and tell them to start that business and create those jobs in china or india or mexico. that's not how you grow new industries in america. >> reporter: but for every opening at a top high-tech firm, there are often dozens of applicants. the president's opponents say that's hardly a sign of a labor shortage. darren gersh, "n.b.r.," washington. >> susie: the federal reserve today kicked off its first meeting of the year and will announce its interest rate policy decision tomorrow. investors will be listening for any changes. the fed has said it will keep interest rates near zero until the unemployment rate dips below 6.5%. right now, that number is 7.8%, and inflation stays below 2.5%. and it is committed to spending $85 billion a month in buying bonds t
're in the united states senate or if you have a job anywhere else. you work on the relationships by knowing the people you're with, what their interests are. >> reporter: it's a big shift from the first women senators. hattie wyatt caraway in 1931, and margaret chase smith in 1949 who had to go int alone. how long do you think it will take to get to 50 women senators? >> i think we'll be able to do this in less than 15 years. we're accepted. we know how to raise our money. we know how to raise hell. we know how to organize everything from grass roots all the way up. >> reporter: mikulski just became chair of the powerful appropriations committee, the first woman to hold that position. and, scott, over in the house of representatives, the number of women dipped two years ago, but as of today's swearing in, it is back up to 78, t all-time high. >> pelley: nancy, thank you. un, we noticed today that every member of the new hampshire delegation is a woman. they appeared last month at a forum with the new governor, maggie hassan, on the left. next to her it ann aclane kuster and carol shea-porte
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from the united states. what do they want? >> reporter: they want u.s. forces to supply midair fueling for the french war planes. now, there's real deep reluctance in the administration to be drawn further into what is really a very open-ended and unstable conflict. and so, that request hasn't been rubber-stamped at all. in fact, it is under discussion right now. >> pelley: still a long way to go yet. liz, thank you very much. there is evidence tonight that leaders of the catholic church in los angeles maneuvered secretly to cover up for priests accused of sexually abusing children. bill whitaker has our story. >> they completely ignored the children and left them to just twist in the wind while they hunkered down, covered up, and protected themselves. >> reporter: raymond boucher is a former altar boy, now the lead attorney representing 500 victims of sex abuse by priests in los angeles. the documents offer the strongest evidence yet of a cover-up that reached to the very top of los angeles clergy then-archbishop, now-retired cardinal, roger mahony. >> that has always been paramount t
by their captors. when the cars began to move, the algerian army unit surrounding the site feared the captives were being taken out of the compound and opened fire. britain's prime minister david cameron said the algerians told him the incident didn't end there. >> this is a large and complex site and they are still pursuing terrorists and possibly some of the hostages in other areas of the site. >> reporter: well secretary of defense leon panetta was in london meeting cameron, a u.s. plane was evacuating wounded hostages, including at least one american, to a military hospital in germany. >> terrorists should be on notice that they will find no sanctuary, no refuge, not in algeria, not in north africa not anywhere. >> reporter: and the kidnappers are now reportedly offering a prisoner swap. they say they'll release two americans they say they're still holding if the u.s. releases two prisoners it's holding in u.s. prisons on terror convictions. and, of course, scott, they're still threatening further attacks. >> pelley: mark, thanks very much. the leader of that terror group that mark just told us
been looking into this. sharyl? >> reporter: scott, we've lear learned that united airlines had to replace multiple batteries on its fleet of six dreamliners in less than three months. united has only been flying ther, dreamliner since early november, so aviation experts say it's a red flag that more than one battery would already be having trouble. also, japan's a.n.a. airline said it replaced ten dreamliner batteries on its fleet of 24 all before the two serious incidents of overheating of grounded the fleet. a.n.a. says half of those the replaced batteries showed an unusually low charge which could be important when lithium ion batteries drain too low; recharging could create a fire risk. they told us it is not a result of safety concerns but part of a procedures that ensure faulty batteries aren't kept in circulation. >> pelley: thank you. the last of the andrews sisters died today. patty andrews was the sister in the middle, the lead singer of the group that provided the soundtrack for the world war ii generation. patty, maxine and laverne could bring g.i.s to tears with
in combat units in jobs that have always been off limits before. we wondered what women veterans think of all of that and we asked david martin to find out. >> reporter: when she joined the army, christine stark wanted to be an officer in the infantry but had to settle for the military police. >> it was one of the few that was open to me back in the early '80s where i could actually lead troops and do what i wanted to do in the military. >> reporter: it was as close as ground combat as you could get. >> yes, sir, it was. >> reporter: she rose to colonel, getting shot at during two tours in afghanistan. but even as an m.p., her gender kept her being from being assigned to front line units. did you resent these restrictions? >> yeah, in a lot of ways i did. i had been born and raised that i could do anything and then you know, to have someone tell me just because of my gender i couldn't have certain positions. >> reporter: when defense secretary panetta and joint chiefs chairman dempsey signs an order ending the ban on women in ground combat it came too late for her career but was a triu
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sheik for conspiracy to bomb the united nations and other new york landmarks. she also convicted ramsey youseff for the 1993 world trade center bombing. and she was on osama bin laden's trail before anyone, indicting the al qaeda leader for the deaths of 18 u.s. soldiers in somalia in 1993, charges that later included the 1998 bombings embassies in kenya and tanzania. >> so i'd say that's a pretty good run. you don't want to mess with mary jo. mary jo does not intimidate easily. and that's important. because she has a big job ahead of her. the s.e.c. played a critical role in protecting our financial system during the worst of the financial crisis, but there's much more work to be done to complete the task of reforming wall street and making sure that american investors are better informed and better protected going forward. >> reporter: for the last ten years, white has been in private practice defending some of the world's biggest banks against s.e.c. charges. now, historically, these big banks have delayed or evaded s.e.c regulations through better lawyers. in white, these big banks
in the united states. scott, they knew of only seven examples between 1967 and 2004. >> pelley: and there's a $20,000 reward for information tonight. anna, thank you very much. in chicago, mayor rahm emanuel has ordered a flood of cops into the city's most violent neighborhoods today. there have been seven shootings since last night, but it was the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl just a mile from president obama's chicago home that prompted this crackdown, and dean reynolds has more. >> hadiya pendleton was shot in the back on tuesday as she and some friends gathered at this park on the way home from high school. targeted, police said, by a gunman who likely thought they were rival gang members tress patting on his turf. damon stewart is i had dia's godfather and chicago policeman. >> one individual walks in, and somebody does a shooting. nothing you can do about it. >> reporter: but the plan announced today to shift 200 police officers from desk job to constitute duty is one initiative designed to saturate gang-infested neighborhoods with law enforcement. >> as we grieve for hadiya,
in the united states. >> susie: and as u.s. investors, pull out of bonds, and pile into stocks, we talk stocks for the long-run with wharton professor jeremy siegel. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: marissa meyer is smiling tonight. yahoo's new c.e.o. delivered strong earnings after the market close, and shares of the web portal surged more than 5%. those results come at a crucial time for meyer who took the top job just six months ago, and wanted to prove to investors she is reviving yahoo. the company posted fourth quarter earnings of $0.32 a share, a nickel more than expected. revenues, came in at $1.2 billion, barely above analyst estimates. >> susie: that news could set the tone for trading tomorrow, but on wall street today, stocks struggled. the dow fell 14 points, the nasdaq rose four-and-a-half, the s&p 500 lost almost three points, breaking an eight- session winning streak. >> tom: tonight's "word on the street" is yahoo. nicole urken is a research associate at she joins us from new york tonight. nicole let's focus first on the core business the und
to bring down the cost of health care in the united states. the cost of health care is going to keep going up. it's going to go up because we're getting older, and as we get older we use more health care, and its going to go up because science is keeping on producing wonderful new things that physicians and hospitals can do. and they cost money. what we can do is eliminate the needlessly expensive way in which we now provide health care. >> reporter: as we saw with the fiscal cliff, it often takes a firm deadline to get something done in congress. and with t8áq nd other major entitlements like social security and medicaid, the problem is gradual. it is a slope not a cliff and that could make it even harder to get something done. sylvia hall, "n.b.r.," washington. >> tom: florida's warm and sunny winter weather is good news for orange juice drinkers. good growing weather has pushed down the price of orange juice futures. they're trading close to their lowest price since november. prices have dropped 20% in less than a month as worries over citrus greening have faded. but concerns about t
's biggest business unit by sales, it's p.c. group saw revenues fall 6%. as consumers have shifted buying habits to tablets and smartphones, it has hurt the traditional computer business. before the news, intel stock climbed 2.6% during the regular session. shares were at their highest price since october. it's outlook for sales this year was slightly below what wall street analysts anticipated. shares were down about a half percent in extended hours trading. it won't hurt operating results but higher than expected subsidy force the smart phones sold over the holidays and damage from superstorm sandy will. shares have been trading near 6 month low os falling practice before tonight's warning, they fell another 1% from this closing price and extended hours trading. leading the consumer sector was media giant c.b.s. it wants to get out of the outdoor billboard business. it plans on converting its outdoor ad business in north and south america into a real estate investment trust, and selling off the same business in europe and asia. the news fueled a rally in c.b.s., as well as, in two of it
and millions and millions of each unit every quarter. >> susie: all right. we have to leave it there. colin, any disclosures to make about apple or microsoft sm. >> we don't phone the stock and we have done no investment banking. >> susie: thanks for coming on colin gillis technology analyst. >> reporter: still ahead, wall street gets a new top cop, we look at mary jo white, the president's nominee to lead the securities and exchange commission. >> tom: while tech stocks stumbled today, the blue chips and the broader market managed to end another session at five year highs. the dow rose 46 points, the nasdaq lost 23 but the s&p gained the slightest of fractions to another new high. >> tom: helping stocks was some encouraging news on the jobs front: the number of people filing for unemployment benefits for the first time fell last week to a level we haven't seen since 2008. 330,000 people filed new claims for unemployment insurance, that was far lower than expectations. could this be another sign that the jobs picture is continuing to improve? ruben ramirez reports. >> reporter: much like th
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